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Electrical Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #551 (QS) Bethlehem, PA, United States
Students who graduate from the Electrical Engineering program at Lehigh University are innovators who go on to design operating room equipment; control airplanes; missiles, and satellites; create faster ways for computers and individuals to communicate; make vehicles faster and safer; and create and control new renewable sources of energy.
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The Electrical Engineering program at Lehigh University challenges the brightest and most accomplished students, providing them with the tools necessary to solve complex problems in technology-related fields and also medicine, finance, law and government. A solid foundation in how to think and how to solve multidisciplinary problems using mathematics, science and engineering prepares the Lehigh electrical engineer to excel in almost any career.

Lehigh's program covers a broad set of specialties and offers numerous opportunities for engineering design and hands-on learning experience. Students receive multidisciplinary training and learn analytical thinking skills, which they can apply to problems in circuit design, electronic and optical components, sensors, biomedical devices and diverse systems, including microelectronic, control, information, computer and communication systems. They are prepared to meet the challenges in this rapidly evolving field by mastering electrical engineering fundamentals, creative problem-solving skills and newly emerging technologies and their applications.

Why Electrical Engineering?

  • Because you want to spend your days designing operating room equipment; controlling airplanes; missiles and satellites; creating faster ways for computers and individuals to communicate; making vehicles faster and safer; creating and controlling new renewable sources of energy; and innovating solutions to the latest challenges confronting mankind
  • Because you want to use your hands and your creativity to solve problems
  • Because you find things like circuit boards and electronics fascinating—you want to understand how they work and how to make them better

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physics and Models of Electronic Devices
  • Design of Linear Electronic Circuits
  • Medical Electronics
  • Introduction to Micro- and Nanofabrication
  • Microelectronics Technology
  • Applied Integrated Circuits
  • Introduction to VLSI Circuits
  • Introduction to VLSI System Design

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • $70 Application Fee
  • Electronic submission from your school through the Common Application website is accepted and encouraged.
  • Lehigh University will adopt a test optional policy for the SAT or ACT during the 2020-21 year.
  • Transcripts must have the high school seal and/or official signature and be from a high school with a CEEB code.
  • All non-US citizens are required to submit the Certificate of Finances form filled out for all four years.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bethlehem

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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